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  1. A

    Gnome wayland status.

    Hello, I'm glad I can make it to land on freebsd OS (recently I'm using Linux distro for couple years). Btw, how is gnome wayland status ? I mean, is it usable now ? I'm trying to launch it via display manager (lightdm and sddm) but it's always unsuccessful and get kicked back to login page. I'm...
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    Solved XFCE does not show desktop

    I installed xfce from ports with portmaster and the desktop shows black. Does anybody know why? I installed vim, okular, chomium and then xfce successfully but this happened. I have nvidia drivers installed as well. When I installed okular, firefox stopped working. So I installed chromium to...
  3. grahamperrin@

    ZFS OpenZFS L2ARC on a budget

    In April last year, I began using low-end flash (USB thumb drives) as L2ARC for a notebook with 16 GB memory. Very pleasing. Yesterday, I got an older notebook with 4 GB memory. An opportunity to tell whether a similar approach will be worthwhile. Early observations, with the cache device...
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    Solved FreeBSD 13.1 found 0 GPUs,

    I want to use freebsd13.1 + wayland + intel integrate grach card + wayfire. Now, I met a problem. When i start to run wayfire wm, show follow error message: found 0 GPUs, cannot create backend. failed to open any DRM device. I have installed and config follow: Install the graphics/drm-kmod...
  5. Sivan!

    slack make install errors

    /usr/ports/sysutils/slack doas make install clean whereis slack /usr/local/sbin/slack These are the errors. Please tell me how to fix these errors. Thank you.
  6. Sivan!

    Zoom in freeBSD works, but with some easily solvable minimal issues

    Zoom is among one of the new freeBSD ports net-im/zoom, installed zoom with some errors as can be seen from this forum post There are some errors to be fixed, but it works.
  7. dr3mro

    Tweaking Power Consumption

    I have Thinkpad x250 with freeBSD 13.1 RC4 with most of tweaks I could find online and in man pages enabled but I cannot get my power consuption below 5.5W even with all those tweaks and I am using BSPWM for comparison MS windows 10 uses 7 watt with all bloat running and UBUNTU 22.04 GNOME 42...
  8. marcelohsp

    Solved Which version between 12.2 and 13.0 would it be better for me to use as a desktop?

    I'm intenting to install on my SSD the FreeBSD Operating System with the KDE5 environment for daily use. I would like to know which version would you recommend me to install between 12.2 and or 13?
  9. senenmut

    what bsd compilation is best for desktop pc update in 2021 ?

    Hello , simple update. the reason for my question is to receive some opinions what compilation of bsd is actual the best in 2021. i know GHOSTBSD and that is the best from my actual knowledge. freebsd is the best indeed , however in this posting i ask for a extended version with full gui and...
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    Performance tuning

    I notice that after successful installation of KDE on FreeBSD, there are many files linked into the kernal, as shown by the command "kldstat". (1) I wondering where is this configured - what file(s)? I checked /boot/loader.conf and /etc/rc.conf and couldn't find them there. (2) Is there a...
  11. M

    [REQUEST] LPrint - A Label Printer Application

    Since I have just received the following feedback from upstream concerning the addition of a PPD + patch to rastertolabel.c to CUPS: and LPrint - A Label Printer Application not being available as a FreeBSD port yet, I'd like to ask if anyone is willing and able to have a look, as that would...
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    touchpad setup with libinput

    Hi everyone, I installed FreeBSD 13.0 and Mate desktop installed but I have 2 issues wit the touchpad which is a Alps model (at least, that's how it was described under W10 by cheeking the settings). The touchpad itself is working, the left and right button as well. 1) But I’m unable to...
  13. M

    Signal-Desktop / deltachat-desktop App

    I have just seen that neither the signalapp / Signal-Desktop nor the deltachat-desktop app has been ported to FreeBSD yet. Has anyone already taken a look if it's possible or to run the (Debian-based) Linux binary? Or to run the Windows app with Wine? P.S. I'm not using FreeBSD (waiting for...
  14. M

    signalapp / Signal-Desktop

    I was just wondering if someone would be interested in porting signalapp / Signal-Desktop or if there is specific reason why it hasn't been ported yet (Linux only?). P.S. I'm not using FreeBSD (waiting for 13.0 RELEASE to go onto my new laptop) or Signal yet, nor am I a developer, so this is...
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    MATE .core files in home (keyring, marco, ...)

    Hi everyone, this has been bugging me for several releases now. My Mate installation creates .core files in my home directory, even though I shut it down normally, I get no error messages and no bad behaviour. I understand that I can silence the whole mechanism by following...
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    I think, at this stage, I am finally convinced that FreeBSD is not ready for all desktop users.

    I have been a regular FreeBSD user since 2016 , I have ran it on work laptops(dual booted with Debian, for VoIP :) and on various desktops and have advocated about it, blogged about Jails, and filed bug reports on bugzilla and some third-party projects to get the OS supported. Tried to "do my...
  17. Mjölnir

    FreeBSD Kommunity Edition

    Let's just brainstorm... What would you expect a "FreeBSD Kommunity Edition" to be/offer? What would you like it to be/offer? Is there demand for such a thing? Would you like to see a *BSD Kommunity Edition? What is missing or should be better in base FreeBSD / in the KDE ports? Add your...
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    MATE Unable to get Mate running

    Hi, I tried to get Mate Desktop running. Once the Slim login screen is displayed and after having entered the username ( the user, not root) and password ,I received the following error message: “failed to execute login command” Initially, I didn’t add the xinitrc file with the line “exec...
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    FreeBSD desktop environment / workstation configuration how-to's

    Being in the process of doing that for myself, I think it can be useful to put together a list of the most recent / breadth-some links on how to run FreeBSD as a full-fledged workstation. (after having done the same for openbsd, although there probably are far less pages) Here is my first catch...
  20. nguyenphongmmo

    package "xorg, gnome3,..." (everything for desktop) not found

    I want to install desktop for freebsd but that is difficult. I can't find packages for the desktop. And I'm a newbie. Here are a few results of my command lines P/S: I using freeBSD 11.3-STABLE, And i use pfsense image. And pfsense is based on freeBSD. Then pffsense auto install freeBSD for me...
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